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(Photo: Shutterstock by Stock Photo World) President Trump told Republicans to 'do whatever you want' on immigration after the latest compromise bill was defeated in the House. Texas US Senator John Cornyn said Democrats now just want the abolition of Immigration and Customs...
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(Photo: Shutterstock by Oena Yakobchuk) Longtime Death Row inmate Rodney Reed has filed a new appeal after the Supreme Court this week rejected his petition for more DNA testing in the 1996 Bastrop County murder of Stacy Sties. Reed has consistently maintained his innocence. His...
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(Photo: Shutterstock by Alex Schmidt) The suspect in the fatal shooting of 18 year old Davon Gross has been arrested. 24 year old Stanley Earl Pates is in Williamson County jail charged with that killing earlier this week. Gross was shot in his car at a gas station on Pond...
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(Photo:Shutterstock/RoschetzkyProductions) Extenuating circumstances, that's the reason Austin City Council voted to extend their vendor contract at the Waller Creek Boat House with the Non-profit, Austin Rowing Club. The Club's Cameal Job explained, the adjacent Waller Creek...
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In August, the city council will make a final decision on asking voters to approve the borrowing of $925-million in bonds this November, including $250-million for low-income housing. Mayor Steve Adler says support for this bond is support for social equity across the city. He...
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(Photo: Shutterstock) Austin City Council approves deregulating taxicab franchises in the city. Transportation Director Rob Spillar says the reason for the overhaul of the rules is to significantly reduce the level of regulation on the taxi industry to give them the best ability...
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It's not clear how thieves were able to get 112-year-old Richard Overton's social security number and bank account number but his address was widely known. His cousin Volma Overton says someone drained his bank account and purchased savings bonds from the treasury department...
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(Photo: APD) On Wednesday, June 27, Austin Police Department (APD) and Williamson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at the Valero gas station located at 13014 Pond Springs Rd. Upon arrival, officers observed Davon Gross with what appeared to be multiple gunshot...
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After months of debate, an expected decsion on the future of Major League Soccer in Austin did not come to fruition, but progress has been made that appears to have left supporters of a team, as well as other mixed-use developments feeling optimistic. At the end of a grueling 18...